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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Policano’s Italian Sausage – Simply Perfect

EAST NEW YORK/LINDEN MALL - The best lunch around Linden Mall is at Policano's Italian Sausage truck. Doug Policano has been parking his truck on the north side of Linden Boulevard at 79th Street since...

Lindenwood Diner: History and Crab Legs on Linden Boulevard

EAST NEW YORK/THE HOLE - The Lindenwood Diner lies on the border of several things. To the front side, it overlooks the slightly-forgotten Brooklyn neighborhood The Hole. To the right, Queens, to the left,...

East NY Rapist Turns Himself In

EAST NEW YORK - The man who raped a woman earlier this week was arrested and charged after he turned himself in. On Saturday, August 3 at around 3 a.m., a 26-year-old woman was walking...

OPINION: Domestic Violence Laws Must Address Coercive Control

By Robert Weiner and Kimberly Bartenfelder According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, “While data proves women are most often the victims of abuse in intimate relationships... anyone can be abused and anyone can...

One Man Dead, One Charged With DWI After Speeding Van Crashes Into Construction Vehicle

EAST NEW YORK - One man is dead after a speeding van operated by an intoxicated driver crashed into a parked construction vehicle early yesterday. On Wednesday, July 31 at around 5:10 a.m., the 31-year-old...

Valley Stream Livery Cab Driver Shot In East NY

EAST NEW YORK - A 29-year-old livery cab driver from Long Island was shot dead early this morning in Brooklyn. At around 3:16 a.m., the NYPD responded to a ShotSpotter activation. ShotSpotter is a technology...

Noted: Longer Reads & Listens About Streets, Shores, And History

The Last Stand of Brooklyn’s Underground Railroad - A rowhouse with a storied history is facing demolition (Atlas Obscura) The Brooklyn Heights Promenade Was a Robert Moses Head Fake - Thomas J. Campanella writes in...

‘New Yorkers Must Stay Vigilant’: Local Pols Blast Trump, Prepare For More ICE Raids

LOWER MANHATTAN — Local politicians on Friday instructed New Yorkers to be ready for more immigration raids ahead of the weekend and blasted the Trump administration for ordering them. "We are here today to say...

Opinion: It Is Time For Criminal Charges For Traffic Violence

By Councilman Justin Brannan and Jane Martin-Lavaud We all know someone who has been impacted by traffic violence -- someone who has been killed or injured by a car or truck driver on a street...

Shirley Chisholm State Park Opens In East New York

EAST NEW YORK - On Tuesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the opening of the first section of the new Shirley Chisholm State Park, located along Jamaica Bay in East New York. A mural honoring the former...

Victim In May Shooting Has Died From Injuries

EAST NEW YORK - One of two people injured from a shooting in May has died. Cops have now deemed the incident a homicide. On Sunday, May 26 at around 8:08 p.m., five unidentified males starting...

Man Fatally Shot in East New York

EAST NEW YORK— A man was shot dead in East New York Sunday night, according to the NYPD. The 29-year-old man, who was identified by a police representative as Melton Barron, was fatally shot in...

One Brooklyn Health System Seeks to Improve Census Count

One Brooklyn Health System is spearheading a new initiative to increase 2020 Census engagement in its catchment area of Central and North Brooklyn, some of the most under-counted neighborhoods in an already severely under-counted...
First lady Chirlane MCCray addresses a congregation during Thrive NYC's Faith Weekend (Todd Maisel/Bklyner)

Chirlane McCray Takes Mental Health Conversation Nationwide

EAST NEW YORK — Just as a songstress belted out a high note on the ground floor of the East New York Seventh Day Adventist Church, New York City's first lady was also testifying on a much...

Bloody Night In Brooklyn: At Least 6 Shot, One Dead in 12 Hours

CENTRAL/EASTERN BROOKLYN - Six people were shot, and one died from gunshot wounds since between last night and this morning, according to police. The shootings were centered in three of the four highest crime areas...
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